Industry News

  • eDispatches Launches ‘Priority Blast’ Notification Feature

    eDispatches, provided by Penguin Communications, LLC is proud to announce the launch of "Priority Blast". This feature allows selected personnel within an emergency agency to call a "hotline", enter user identification and leave a voice message to be...

    Press Release • September 1st, 2010

  • N.C. Hazmat Teams Select RAE Systems' Wireless AreaRAE Rapid Deployment Kits

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – August 24, 2010 –RAE Systems Inc. (NYSE AMEX: RAE), a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, announced North Carolina Hazardous Material...

    Press Release • September 1st, 2010

  • Pierce Manufacturing Honors Career, Volunteer Fire Chiefs of the Year

    Appleton, Wis. (August 26, 2010) – Fire Chief Magazine, part of Penton Media, Inc.’s Public Infrastructure Group, and Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, today announced the 2010 winners of the annual “Fire...

    Press Release • September 1st, 2010

  • iPhone Application Speeds up Pump Calculations

    Rocket Science Consulting of Casper, Wyoming announces the release of FirePump, an iPhone app created by a firefighter/engineer, for engineers.  FirePump uses Apple’s “scroll wheel” methodology to speed up equations. What might take you three...

    Press Release • September 1st, 2010

  • New Hale 1Touch Switch Allows Firefighters to Control Critical Loads at a Glance

    CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (August 24, 2010) — Hale, the industry leader in fire and rescue equipment, has launched its 1Touch Switch. This electronic device is a replacement to traditional industry switches, which control various electrical loads on fire...

    Press Release • September 1st, 2010

  • Atlantic Emergency Solutions is Named Pierce, Medtec in Mid-Atlantic Region

    MANASSAS, Va. (August 30, 2010) – The Fire & Emergency segment of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), today officially announced that Atlantic Emergency Solutions will be the new provider of Pierce apparatus and Medtec ambulances for Virginia...

    Press Release • September 1st, 2010

  • ESRI Provides Free Online Training for ArcGIS Routing and Locations

    Redlands, California—August 31, 2010—An upcoming live training seminar will demonstrate how Esri's ArcGIS Network Analyst technology can answer logistics and other questions such as: What is the quickest and most cost-effective way for a fleet...

    Press Release • September 1st, 2010

  • Sprint and California Join Forces for New Life-Saving Mobile Technology

    Sacramento, Calif. – Aug. 24, 2010 – Today, the California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA) and Sprint (NYSE:S) announced that they are leading the nation in deploying the Commercial Mobile Alert System (CMAS) technology – a powerful...

    Press Release • September 1st, 2010

  • Council Tool Introduces New Halligan Tool for Forcible Entry

    LAKE WACCAMAW, N.C. – August 2010 – Council Tool introduces the new Halligan forcible entry tool to its firefighting tool line. The one-piece tool features a fork (claw) end with an adze (blade) and awl (pry bar) on the other end; both ends are...

    Press Release • August 31st, 2010

  • San Ramon Valley FPD Received CFAI Accreditation

    CHICAGO, IL – After a unanimous vote of approval by the seven member Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI), the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District became the first agency in Contra Costa County and only the sixth fire...

    Press Release • August 31st, 2010

  • Emergency Technologies Deploys Multi-Department Fire Records System in San Antonio, Bexar County, and Schertz Fire Departments

    Raleigh, NC – August 30, 2010  – Emergency Technologies, Inc. (ETI) proudly announces that the Visual Fire system is live and operational within the city of San Antonio Fire Department , the city of Schertz Fire-Rescue , and throughout...

    Press Release • August 31st, 2010

  • American Industrial Partners Announces the Formation of Allied Specialty Vehicles, Inc.,

    New York, NY, August 24, 2010 – American Industrial Partners Capital Fund IV, L.P. (“AIP”) is pleased to announce the formation of Allied Specialty Vehicles, Inc. (“ASV” or the “Company”). ASV, with revenue of approximately $1 billion, is...

    Press Release • August 26th, 2010

  • E-ONE Introducing Tallest Aerial at FRI in Chicago

    Ocala, FL (August 24, 2010) – Towering 137 feet into the sky, the CR 137 is North America’s tallest aerial ladder.  Fire and emergency vehicle manufacturer, E-ONE, Inc., is introducing this new aerial ladder at the 2010 Fire Rescue International...

    Press Release • August 26th, 2010

  • Mobile Incident Command Post to Be Displayed At Fire-Rescue International

    CHICAGO, IL – Emergency medical products provider DHS Technologies LLC will be displaying a 107 square foot mobile command post that is currently in use with emergency responders across the Midwest at Fire-Rescue International (FRI) 2010. The expo...

    Press Release • August 26th, 2010

  • N.C. Hazmat Teams Select RAE Systems' Wireless AreaRAE Rapid Deployment Kits

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – August 24, 2010 – RAE Systems Inc. (NYSE AMEX: RAE), a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, announced North Carolina Hazardous Material...

    Press Release • August 24th, 2010